May 15, 2014 3:23 PM

Home foreclosure activity in the U.S. fell 1 percent in April

According to RealtyTrac, which tracks and compiles housing market data, 115,830 homes were at some stage of the foreclosure process last month. On the eve of the economic downturn in 2006, foreclosure activity was running at about 85,000 properties a month.

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